– Spring 2023 –


Course Cancellation/Purge | Payment for tuition and fees is due before classes begin. Please log in to your student account to check balances and make payments.

January 18 by 5 PM › If payment has not been resolved, courses will be removed from Canvas, meal plans will be suspended, and you will be removed from housing.

Full Time

$ 4,217.50

Per Semester– Undergraduate (12–19 hours) | $4,217.50*
– Graduate (9–13 hours) | $4,217.50*

Part Time

$ 351.00 to 469.00

Per Credit Hour– Undergraduate | $351*
– Graduate | $469*
– iMBA | $533*

*Special course fees may apply in addition to the rate referenced above.

Full-time student $60, part-time undergraduate $5 per hour, and part-time graduate $6.67 per hour.

Full-time student $25, part-time undergraduate $2.08 per hour, and part-time graduate $2.78 per hour.



8 – Residence halls open
10 – Classes begin; Late registration starts; fees assessed.
16 – Martin Luther King Holiday
17 – Classes resume
18 – Last day to add and/or register for classes for spring semester. Last day a course may be changed from credit to audit. Last day to pay for late registration and avoid being removed from all classes.
23 – Last day to drop class without receiving a grade of W. Last day to drop class and receive tuition refund.
24 – Grades of W in effect
24 – No-show reporting by faculty


27 – Mid-semester begins

MARCH 2023

1 – Spring 2023 late graduation application deadline
6 – All midterm grades reported by faculty
13 – Spring Break begins
17 – Spring Break ends
20 – Classes resume.
24 – Last day to withdraw from a course

APRIL 2023

1 – Summer graduation application deadline.
3 -Early Spring, Summer and Fall Intersession registration begins.
6 -No night classes.
6-9 – Easter Holiday
10 – Classes resume

MAY 2023

1-4 – Final Examinations
5 – Spring Commencement
8 – All Spring grades recorded by Faculty Summer Intersession classes begin.



Registration Assurance
Payment in full or successful enrollment in the university’s deferred payment plan is REQUIRED to reserve your class selections. It is your responsibility to ensure financial aid or third-party payments that are expected to cover all charges and fees are properly noted and paid to your student account before payment due dates for the term. Failure to pay all outstanding tuition and fees by payment due dates will result in your classes being cancelled.
Aid Funds Paid to Student Accounts
Grants, scholarships, and loans will pay to student accounts beginning three days prior to the start of the semester. All financial aid requirements must be completed before funds will pay.
Direct Deposit/Refund Checks
If the amount of the financial aid paid to your student account exceeds your total charges, a refund will be issued through direct deposit or a refund check. Refund checks will be produced and mailed starting the first day of school. Students are encouraged to sign up for direct deposit to expedite the delivery of their refund. Account balance and refund information can be viewed through myDSU Portal. Questions about refunds should be referred to Student Business Services.


Application Process
You must complete the 2022–23 FAFSA at Mississippi students should also apply for state financial aid at Notifications regarding documentation needed in the Financial Aid office will be sent as soon as a FAFSA form is received.


Application Process
Complete the application at, and pay a $75 application fee at Student Business Services.
Refund of Living Expenses

A resident student withdrawing from the residence hall will receive a refund of room and board charges as follows:
• 1st day through 10th day: 75%
• 11th day through 20th day: 50%
• 21st day through 25th day: 25%
• After 25th day: 0%


All official university communication will be sent to your OkraMail email account. Please check it often for updates and announcements.